lean-to lean-to

Definition(s):

  • (n) rough shelter whose roof has only one slope

Usage(s):

  1. On the premises there was a small, walled compound with a mud hut and a metal lean-to.
  2. In an adjoining lean-to that served that served as a kitchen, candy bars and dirty dishes lay on a table in front of a smeared mirror.
  3. The stench forced his photoengraver father to build him a lean-to lab outside the house.

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  • "The fact that Esther Fielding describes the years they spent in a lean-to as 'fun' and 'like camping' is a telling example of the profound narcissism that defines the adults in Scott's life," Leonida wrote.
    on Sep 28, 2006 By: Ellen Leonida Source: CNN

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